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Gloria Jenkins, 61, departed this earthly life on July 1, 2020 at her mother’s home. She was born on January 12, 1959 to Shirley Mayrant McLane of Horatio and the late John McLane, Sr. Gloria attended the public schools of Sumter County and graduated from Hillcrest High School, Class of 1978. At an early age, she joined High Hills A. M. E. Church, where she served a Pastor’s Aide on the Hospitality Committee and a member of the Willing Works Organization. Gloria retired from Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital, where she was a dedicated and devoted employee for 25 years. Gloria leaves to cherish her memories: her husband, Earl Jenkins, Sr.; her son, Earl Jenkins, Jr.; two brothers, Edward (Donna) McLane of Columbia and John Perry of Sumter; three sisters-in-law, Barbara Jenkins of Dalzell, Gloria (Leonard) Scott and Linda Davis-McLane of Sumter; six brothers-in-law, Frank (Eddie Jean) Jenkins of Sumter, Willie (Ernestine) Jenkins, Henry (Victoria) Jenkins, Ronald (Ernestine) Jenkins, Ernest (Sarah) Jenkins and William (Linda) Jenkins, all of Dalzell; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her father, John McLane, Sr.; her brother, John McLane, Jr, and her sister, Janice Marie McLane. Due to the Covid 19 guidelines the family is requesting no visitation at the home. Graveside Services will be held 10 a. m., Wednesday, July 8, 2020 from the High Hills A. M. E. Church Cemetery, 6780 Meeting House Road, Dalzell, with the Reverend Keith Mays, Sr., pastor, eulogist.

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